Anthony Davis brimming with confidence after bringing home gold medal

Anthony Davis - photo from Getty Images
Anthony Davis – photo from Getty Images

In just five months New Orlreans Hornets rookie forward  has won an Olympic gold medal, an title and has already garnered respect from most of the top players in the NBA. Though he is still seven weeks away from participating in his first training camp, Davis is brimming with confidence as the youngest basketball gold medalist in U.S. Olympic history.  “Those guys on the Olympic team treated me like I belonged and it boosted my confidence,” Davis said this past weekend from New York where he was participating in the NBA’s rookie transition program. “When I got in games, I felt more confidence. They talked to me and told me what to do, so it definitely was great.”Taking advantage of his wonderful whirlwind, Davis already gained valuable experience playing alongside Kobe Bryant, and on Team USA.


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